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A crime of passion fruit by Alexander, Ellie, author. A crime of passion fruit

"Jules Capshaw is trying to keep her cool as Torte gets set to make its transformation from quaint, local confectionary cafe´ to royal pastry palace. Meanwhile, Jules's estranged husband Carlos is making a desperate plea for her to come aboard his cruise ship and dazzle everyone with her signature sweets. She may be skeptical about returning to her former nautical life with Carlos but Jules can't resist an all-expense-paid trip, either. If only she knew that a dead body would find its way onto t

Jul 19, 2017
A dead bore - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb. A dead bore - another John Pickett mystery

Eager to escape London following the scandal of her husband's death, Lady fieldhurst accepts an invitation to spend the summer in Yorkshire at the home of Sir General & Lady Hollingshead. She soon discovers that country life is not what she imagined.

Jul 23, 2017
A distant view of everything by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. A distant view of everything

"A new baby brings an abundance of joy to Isabel Dalhousie and her husband, Jamie--but Isabel's almost four-year-old son, Charlie, is none too keen on his newborn brother. In fact, Charlie refuses to acknowledge Magnus, and Isabel must find a way to impress upon her older son the patience and understanding that have served as guiding principles in her own life. These are, of course, the qualities that bring Rosemary Hipple, an old acquaintance of Isabel's, to seek her help in a tricky situation.

Jul 18, 2017
A ghostly light by Blackwell, Juliet, author. A ghostly light

In the latest mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Give Up the Ghost, it will take a beacon of ghostly intervention to guide contractor Mel Turner to the truth...Dangerous tides ahead...When her friend Alicia hires Turner Construction to renovate a historic lighthouse in the San Francisco Bay, Mel Turner can’t wait to get her hands dirty. Alicia plans to transform the island property into a welcoming inn, and while Mel has never attempted a project so ambitious—or so tall—before

Jul 19, 2017
A grave prediction - a psychic eye mystery by Laurie, Victoria, author. A grave prediction - a psychic eye mystery

"In Victoria Laurie's new Psychic Eye mystery, Abby Cooper learns that following the money often leads to murder. Professional psychics learn to deal with skeptics, but Abby has to prepare herself for one steep uphill battle when she's sent to San Diego to help train FBI officers to use their intuition. Her first challenge: a series of bank robberies in which the thieves made off with loads of cash but left no clues. Abby's sixth sense leads her team to a tract of land recently cleared for devel

Jul 23, 2017
A medal for murder by Brody, Frances, author. A medal for murder

Jul 18, 2017
A panicked premonition by Laurie, Victoria, author. A panicked premonition

"Professional psychic and FBI consultant Abby Cooper has used her visions to get her out of many a scrape--and solve many a crime--but she's about to face a murder scene that will put all her powers to the test. Abby's husband, Dutch, has a side business providing security and building panic rooms for wealthy clients. One morning, one of Dutch's partners, Dave, goes missing on his way to meet a client. Abby's instincts tell her something terrible has happened to him. Then two of Dutch's clients

Jul 23, 2017
A promise of ruin by Overholt, Cuyler, author. A promise of ruin

"In early 1900s New York, the formidable crime syndicate known as the Black Hand has been terrorizing the city's Italian community with bombings and kidnappings. When a young Italian girl is found drowned and sexually defiled, Dr. Genevieve Summerford suspects the organization has expanded into forced prostitution, and she won't rest until the trafficking ring is brought to justice"--

Jul 23, 2017
A tale of two kitties by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author. A tale of two kitties

"In this charming mystery from the bestselling author of Paws and Effect, two magical cats have powers of detection that prove indispensable to librarian Kathleen Paulson"--

Jul 18, 2017
Among the dead - a Rachel Carver mystery by Backlund, J. R., author. Among the dead - a Rachel Carver mystery

Former North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation agent Rachel Carver blames herself for the collateral death of an innocent woman in her last case. Unable to accept her superior's attempts to cover up the incident, she turned in her badge. But when a former partner asks her to consult on a new murder case, she reluctantly agrees, traveling to a small, remote mountain community, where she's tasked with leading a group of inexperienced detectives on a hunt for the killer. The trek has hardly be

Jul 23, 2017
An echo of murder by Perry, Anne, author. An echo of murder

Jul 22, 2017
Another man's ground by Booth, Claire, author. Another man's ground

"It starts out as an interesting little theft case. Branson, Missouri's new Sheriff Hank Worth is called out to look at stands of trees that have been stripped of their bark, which the property owner had planned to harvest for the booming herbal supplement market. At first, Hank easily balances the demands of the investigation with his fledging political career. He was appointed several months earlier to the vacant sheriff position, but he needs to win the fast-approaching election in order to k

Jul 19, 2017
Arrowood by Finlay, Mick, author. Arrowood

1895: London's scared. A killer haunts the city's streets. The poor are hungry; crime bosses are taking control; the police force stretched to breaking point. While the rich turn to Sherlock Holmes, the celebrated private detective rarely visits the densely populated streets of South London, where the crimes are sleazier and the people are poorer. In a dark corner of Southwark, victims turn to a man who despises Holmes, his wealthy clientele and his showy forensic approach to crime: Arrowood sel

Jul 21, 2017
Behind chocolate bars by Aarons, Kathy, author. Behind chocolate bars

Jul 18, 2017
Betrayal at Iga - a Hiro Hattori novel by Spann, Susan, author. Betrayal at Iga - a Hiro Hattori novel

"After fleeing Kyoto, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo take refuge with Hiro's ninja clan in the mountains of Iga Province. When an ambassador from the rival Koga clan is murdered during peace negotiations, Hiro and Father Mateo must find the killer in time to prevent a war between the ninja clans."--Back cover.

Jul 19, 2017
Bluebird, Bluebird by Locke, Attica Bluebird, Bluebird

Jul 18, 2017
Body on Baker Street - A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery by Delany, Vicki Body on Baker Street - A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery

Jul 18, 2017
Booked 4 murder by Eaton, J.C. author. Booked 4 murder

Never judge a book by its cover...Sophie “Phee” Kimball is not a cop. She’s a divorced, middle-aged mom who works as an account clerk for the police department in a small city in Minnesota. But her retired mother, Harriet Plunkett, is convinced Phee is the only one who can solve the mystery of a cursed book. According to Harriet, four members of her book club have already succumbed to the deadly curse. Harriet insists Phee catch the next plane to her retirement community in Sun City West, Arizon

Jul 19, 2017
Boundary- the last summer by Michaud, Andrée A., 1957- Boundary- the last summer

Jul 23, 2017
Cat Got Your Secrets by Chase, Julie Cat Got Your Secrets

Jul 18, 2017